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USPS Reports FY 2016 Second Quarter Results – Operating Profit $1.8 billion without prefunding

The U.S. Postal Service reported operating revenue of $17.7 billion for the second quarter of fiscal year 2016 (January 1, 2016 - March 31, 2016), .

 

USPS Flats Sequencing System (FSS) locations and number of machines

List of the most current FSS locations and Map of 47 FSS Sites and Number of Machines Comments (Count)

 

McConnell EEO Class Action case challenging USPS NRP still in limbo - Don’t expect for McConnell…et al  vs USPS to be settled anytime soon  Comments (Count)

 

NRLCA membership approves new 3-year contract with USPS

The National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) membership has ratified a new three-year labor contract with the Postal Service. .  Comments (Count)

 

USPS: Shirley Temple Becomes the 20th Inductee in the Legends of Hollywood Stamp Series

 

 

USPS, NRLCA reach tentative 3-year agreement

USPS and the National Rural Letter Carriers’ Association (NRLCA) have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year labor contract.   Comments (Count)

 

 

Postal Supervisors at Pennsylvania USPS facility exchange blows after name-calling - Postal Supervisors come to blows after name-calling, cops say Two U.S. Postal Service supervisors exchanged blows at Allentown, PA facility   Comments (Count)

 

Mail Carrier attacked by woman, dog

Surveillance video shows a woman and her dog both attacking a postal worker who authorities say was trying to get a parcel accidentally delivered to the woman’s home. New Mexico man charged with striking letter carrier in head with brick  Comments (Count)

 

25 postal trucks parade past home of NY teen battling cancer

The United State’s Postal Service delivered a dream come true to one of its biggest fans Tuesday morning. Matthew's dream is to be a mailman

 

Charges dropped against Brooklyn mailman for not delivering 40,000 pieces of mail

Federal prosecutors have dropped criminal charges against Brooklyn, New York  postal worker who was arrested in [2014] after investigators found 2,500 pounds [40,000 pieces] of mail stashed in his home and car.  Comments (Count)

 

 

Co-Workers defend Postal Worker indicted on assaulting USPS supervisor

Some postal workers spent Tuesday defending Martin and decrying what they call bad management at the United States Postal Service Office in Downtown Memphis. Video: USPS supervisor attacked; worker found, arrested for assault  Comments (Count)

 

Updated: Thursday | May 26, 2016  

LATEST POSTAL NEWS

These updates, along with the Union’s magazine and monthly bulletins, will keep mail handlers throughout the country informed and involved in the issues raised during this round of bargaining. As expected, a lot happened during the final days of this year’s regular bargaining period. The Postal Service and NPMHU negotiated right up until the clock struck midnight on Friday, May 20 (5/25/16) Comments (Count)

After nearly a year of procedural wrangling, 10 days of testimony and more than 140 exhibits, the National Labor Relations Board hearing on charges that the Postal Service illegally subcontracted work to Staples ended  (5/25/16) Comments (Count)

Youngstown OH Postal Worker honored for 50 years of service

Thomas began his career with the Postal Service following his honorable discharge from the Army in 1966. He began working in Washington, D.C., where he earned just $2.95 per hour at the time, and later transferred to his hometown of Youngstown in 1970. Thomas talked about the changes to the industry since he began the job. He said when he first started, there were no mail delivery vehicles. He would ride a bus to his route and walk the entire way, twice a day. (5/25/16) Comments (Count)

Supreme Court rules in favor of former Colorado postmaster in discrimination lawsuit

The Supreme Court is making it easier for federal workers to file employment discrimination lawsuits after quitting their jobs over conditions they consider intolerable. (5/23/16) Comments (Count)

California Congressman questions PMG on mail delivery problems in Los Angeles County

Congressman questioned “Postmaster General Megan Brennan about multiple issues with mail delivery and mail theft experienced by his constituents in California’s 33rd District.  (5/23/16) Comments (Count)

USPS OIG: Have You Been Affected by International Mail Processed at the Queens P&DC?

Project: Timeliness of Mail Processing at the Queens New York Processing and Distribution Center  (5/22/16) Comments (Count)

USPS, NALC, Mail Handlers Unions Continue Negotiations

USPS, NALC, Mail Handlers Unions Continue Negotiations NALC: Contract negotiations update – Bargaining to continue beyond midnight deadline ||| Mail Handlers, USPS Contract Negotiations Extended (5/21/16) Comments (Count)

Vigil held for Georgia postal worker killed over weekend following accident

A vigil was held Wednesday night for a postal worker killed over the weekend in Newton County. The Rural Carrier was thrown from her truck when it was hit from behind as she pulled back onto the road after a delivery. (5/19/16)

Federal Disability Retirement benefits for Postal Employees: 5 Lessons Learned

The following lessons will hopefully provide some guidance for Postal employees seeking to file for Postal Disability Retirement benefits through the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Court: Disabled Postal Worker Must Pay Income Tax on Worker’s Comp benefits (5/17/16) Comments (Count)

 

 

 

 

 

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May 25,  2016

Mailers Want a Quick-Fix Reform Bill, But Will USPS Go Along?

Adjusted Hours at Barker Post Office Stir Concern

Residents, businesses to see mail delivery changes this summer

 

May 24,  2016

Ex-Minneapolis postal worker admits she stole $150K in gift cards

Video: Spartanburg SC postal worker saves man from getting scammed

Video: Fresno thieves using stolen info from card skimming scam to buy postage stamps

Man Accused Of Blowing Up Colorado Mailbox To Appear In Court

Will Amazon’s Transportation Fleet Bring Down Hammer On FedEx, UPS?

Is the United States Post Office kidding us

Wal-Mart takes on Amazon Prime with new ‘ShippingPass’

Video: Laredo TX Post Office Finds Sixty-Three Pounds of Heroin in mail package

Video: Family, friends, and USPS coworkers lay Nebraska shooting victims to rest

Video: Man accused of using counterfeit USPS master key to break into mailboxes

 

 

May 23,  2016

Woman arrested after video shows theft of packages

Georgia man charged in mailbox thefts, kidnapping

 

May 22,  2016

Video: Third arrest made in armed robbery of postal worker

Video: The Troubled Path of the U.S. Postal Service
Modernizing the money order

First Woman Appointed as Postmaster of Norfolk

Postal Views Podcast #42 (Postal Military Memorial)

 

May 21,  2016

Post office, apartment officials in dispute over package delivery at apartment complex
Alaska PO closes because its sole employee is on maternity leave

 

May 20,  2016

USPS, Mail Handlers Memorandum addresses bidding procedures during ongoing negotiations

Video: Police – Theft suspect caused crash speeding away from allegations of stealing packages

Postal worker charged with indecent touching of three women in Bethlehem

USPS reports increase in mailbox break-ins in San Antonio area

Postal Service Has Replaced 600 Mailbox Locks in West Hollywood

USPS found a package with ammo. Suspect was nabbed after asking why it wasn’t delivered
Making No Cents: U.S. Postal Service’s Bad Business Model

UPS boss embraces technology — but with a different vision than Amazon

 

May 19,  2016

Video: Family and friends remember slain Nebraska postal workers as best friends

The family of Norma Voges say they will never get over what happened to her, but they will get through it. "I don't think they honesty knew the trouble they were going to face. They went out together. They were best friends." Comments (Count)

 

Congressman urges Postmaster General to release stamp commemorating patriotism of Japanese Americans during WWII

Residents in northeast Washington question if their missing mail was tossed down drains

NY postal worker admits to keeping more than 700 pieces of mail for herself

 

May 18,  2016

Postal Worker Spots iPad Scam
USPS Truck Gets Stuck in Falls Church VA Backyard

Video: Mail Delivery halted to some customers because letter carrier afraid of snakes

 

May 17,  2016

USPS seeks rate hike for first class mail parcels effective August 2016

USPS has filed  a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) to establish the 2017 Promotional Program in addition to adjusting certain prices in the First-Class Mail Parcels product.  Comments (Count)

 

NALC: Contract talks intensify in final week of 2011 National Agreement

The full negotiating teams of the National Association of Letter Carriers and the U.S. Postal Service convened this morning in a downtown Washington, DC Comments (Count)

 

Video: Stinky situation! Postal Employee dumps mail into sewer in Washington DC

It appears a postal worker last week was tired of delivering the mail, and decided to pull up to a D.C. Water catch basin  and dump mail into the sewer system.  Comments (Count)

 

Grand Alliance Holds Hearing on Future of Postal Service; Takes Stand Against Privatization

APWU: Raises to be Applied to PSE Exception Pay in Motor Vehicle Craft

EEOC Issues Final Rules on Employer Wellness Programs

Arkansas postal worker finds kids alone, covered in feces

Marijuana by mail on the rise in Austin

USPS OIG: Revenue Forgone

USPS OIG: How Good is Business Mail Acceptance?

Senator asks ‘What on earth did you think would happen?’ as contractor hired for national security work abruptly goes out of business

Video: Postal worker fights with NJ woman – Was she racist, rude or right?

 

May 16,  2016

Three Postal Workers found dead in possible murder-suicide

The Lincoln, Nebraska Police Department issued the following press release surrounding the deaths of three postal workers  Comments (Count)

 

OIG recommends USPS monitor management performing craft work and vacancies

The Postal Service did not effectively manage workhours for postmasters and supervisors performing bargaining unit work to ensure they complied with the agreement and controlled costs.  Comments (Count)

 

Video of getaway car in robbery of postal worker

Video: Brazen burglars steal mail using master key in Pasadena condo complex 

Video: Suspected Thieves Use Key to Clean Out Mailboxes in Sherman Oaks CA

GSA says cyber ‘mistake’ was ‘no breach'; others investigate

NALC: Thank you for helping to Stamp Out Hunger

USPS Picks Up  Food to stamp out hunger

 

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